Automatic Polishing

Buffs that are used in an automated fashion either with
single or multiple heads.

These can be fixed or floating heads and can be a wide range of diameters and widths. They are normally appropriate for high volume processes.

Bias Sisal Buffs

Generally used for high cut on steel, hard and long lasting, for use with low profile articles, usually supplied treated. Treated mops can increase hardness, reduce fray and wear, and encourage head build.

Sisal Grades
Standard good all round cutting mop with good compound retention
Robust extra firm cutting mop
AA softer, more flexible buff for non ferrous metals

Sisal and Bias Sisal Treatment Guide
Gold light, reducing fray and wear with maximum flexibility
Green medium with some flexibility
Yellow hard for high levels of cut
Blue very hard for maximum cut with little or no profile

Sisal and Cotton Pleated

Good cut with some flexibility for an even finish and suitable for profiled work, can be treated.

Sisal Grades
Standard good all round cutting mop with good compound retention
Robust extra firm cutting mop
AA softer, more flexible buff for non ferrous metals

Sisal and Bias Sisal Treatment Guide
Gold light, reducing fray and wear with maximum flexibility
Green medium with some flexibility
Yellow hard for high levels of cut
Blue very hard for maximum cut with little or no profile

Bias Calico Buffs

The standard automatic buff cut on the bias giving good life and even finishes, with good flexibility and ventilation, ranging from firm cutting cloths to fine finishing cloths.

V Pleat construction buffs and wave construction buffs are longer lasting harder cutting versions of the bias calico buff.

Bias Calico Clothes
Bronco very stiff, for first stage polishing where fast cut is required such as exotic metals
Orion firm material for first stage polishing of metals
No1 standard polishing cloth for all metals
No2 finishing mop for hard metals
No6 fine finishing for soft metals, plastics and lacquers

Bias Calico Treatment Guide
Orange longer life, flexible
Red firmer, fast cutting

Loosefold (Full Disc) Calico

Sometimes used for final finishing

Ventilated LeaWeb

Gives a satin finish with flexibility over profiles.

Leaweb Grades
Coarse ‘A’
Medium ‘ A’ Double Density
Medium ‘A’
Fine ‘A’
Very Fine ‘A’
Medium ‘S’
Fine ‘S’
Ultra Fine ‘S’

 

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